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Smart investing for the road aheadDelaware Diversified Floating Rate Fund: A diversified hedge to rising rates

The floating-rate universe is more than bank loans

By blending some of the asset types below, active investors may create the means to better manage overall portfolio risk, including both interest rate risk and credit risk.

Type Description
Corporate floaters Bonds issued by corporations with floating-rate, rather than fixed, coupons
Bank loans An interest in loans or other types of direct indebtedness
Asset-backed floaters Asset-backed securities (backed by securitized mortgage loans, credit cards, auto loans, student loans, and so on) whose cash flows may be variable
High yield floaters Corporate floaters issued by below-investment-grade corporations
Foreign floaters Floating-rate securities issued by foreign government, agency, instrumentality, or corporation
Mortgage floaters Bonds backed by residential home mortgages that can come in the form of a pass-through security (mortgage-backed securities, or MBS) backed by adjustable-rate mortgage or as a collateralized mortgage obligation (CMO) backed by fixed-rate MBS
Municipal floaters Floating-rate debt obligations issued by state and local governments to raise funds for various public purposes such as hospitals, schools, and general capital expenses
Cash and short-term Treasurys Short-term investments that offer liquidity, a high degree of safety, and capital preservation
Learn more about Delaware Diversified Floating Rate Fund

Carefully consider the Fund's investment objectives, risk factors, charges, and expenses before investing. This and other information can be found in the Funds' prospectuses and their summary prospectuses, which may be obtained by visiting our fund literature page or calling 877 693-3546. Investors should read the prospectus and the summary prospectus carefully before investing.

IMPORTANT RISK CONSIDERATIONS

Investing involves risk, including the possible loss of principal.

Diversification may not protect against market risk.

Not FDIC Insured | No Bank Guarantee | May Lose Value

See the Fund in action

Scatterplot

Compare Delaware Diversified Floating Rate Fund's performance to that of several bond market indices amid three recent periods when interest rates rose.

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Phone: 877 693-3546

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